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Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Robert Hambourger

Dr. Robert Hambourger, who retired this spring from the Department of Philosophy and Religion, died Sunday, Nov. 15. He was 65. 

Nov 19, 2009

In Memoriam: Paul Bredenberg

Dr. Paul Bredenberg died Sunday, Nov. 15, at  86. He had lived in Raleigh since 1950, where he raised a family, taught philosophy for 36 years and spearheaded a youth tennis program. 

Nov 12, 2009

New Book on Victorian Poet

Dr.  Tony Harrison, department head and distinguished professor of English, has a new book about a Victorian poet and critic due out this month. 

Nov 10, 2009

Voice of the Pack

Ed Funkhouser is regarded by his colleagues as one of the Department of Communication's top faculty members - a veteran educator with decades of experience he shares with his students. But when it's time for Wolfpack football and women's basketball games, Funkhouser moves out of the classroom and behind the microphone to communicate with fans on a whole other level. 

Nov 5, 2009

Charron Writes Biography

Dr. Katherin Mellen Charron, assistant professor of history, is the author of Freedom’s Teacher: The Life of Septima Clark, which will be published by the University of North Carolina Press this fall. 

Nov 5, 2009

Voice of the Pack

Communications Professor Ed Funkhouser puts his training to good use during football season as the official public address announcer for the Wolfpack. 

Oct 8, 2009

Wolfram Honored for Outreach

Dr. Walt Wolfram, director of the North Carolina Language and Life Project, received the Linguistics, Language and the Public Award from the Linguistic Society of America. 

Sep 24, 2009

Reavis Stories Published

Assistant English professor Dick Reavis’ collection of on-the-job tales, Catching Out: Life in a Day Labor Hall, will be published in February by Simon & Schuster. 

Sep 24, 2009

Pramaggiore Presents at Conference

Dr. Maria Pramaggiore, professor of film studies, presented "The Global Repositioning of the City Symphony: Sound, Space, and Trauma in 11'09'01" at the Visible Evidence Documentary Film Conference held at the University of Southern California. 

Sep 3, 2009

Warren to Edit National Magazine

Dr. Cat Warren, associate professor of English, has been named editor of Academe, the national magazine published by the American Association of University Professors. 

Jul 30, 2009

In Memoriam: Ralph Greenlaw

Dr. Ralph Greenlaw, former head of the Department of History, died July 20 in his home at age 92. 

Jul 30, 2009

McCorkle Fiction Published

The Atlantic Monthly Fiction 2009 issue contains “P.S.,” a short story by Jill McCorkle, who teaches in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences MFA writing program. 

Jul 16, 2009

In Memoriam: Jean Marie Wolff-Rossi

NC State alumna Jean Marie Wolff-Rossi of Louisburg, a leader in advocating for people with disabilities, died July 3. 

Jul 16, 2009

Student Project Helps Nonprofit

Thanks to a communication consulting project conducted by graduate students at NC State, the Lucy Daniels Center has access to key analytical data that may help it continue to grow and prosper despite the recession. 

Jul 16, 2009

Disney Whirl

Four students got to sample the magic this summer as finalists in Disney's ImagiNations Design Competition, winning a 10-day trip to Imagineering's Southern California studios.